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newsq — list news server outgoing queue

Synopsis

newsq [ options ] [ hostname... ]

Description

Unless options dictate otherwise, newsq lists the current outgoing queue for the specified hosts. If no name is given, the queues of all external news hosts are shown.

Options

-a
List all entries, also those without any outgoing messages.
--batch batchdir
Use batchdir as the outgoing news article spool directory instead of the default .
--cnews
Set to C News mode.
-c
Continuously lists state of currently active newsx processes.
--inn
Set to INN mode.
-n
Show the size of the outgoing quene.
-q
Quiet operation, useful for getting outgoing queue empty vs. non-empty status.
-s
List state of currently active newsx processes.
-w secs
Continuously lists state, pause secs seconds between displays.

Diagnostics

newsq returns error codes as follows:

0 - Successful completion
1 - Outgoing queue is empty
2 - Incorrect arguments supplied.

Bugs

Report any bugs to http://www.kvaleberg.com/bug/

Files

For C News:

/var/spool/news/outgoing/spoolname/togo
Spool file

Author

Egil Kvaleberg <egil@kvaleberg.no>

See Also

newsx(8)

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